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BERNINA has been passionately dedicated to the development and manufacturing of high-quality sewing machines since 1893. Today, we are proud to present a new milestone in our history – the BERNINA L 850 Overlocker. This innovation manufactured by BERNINA is 100% designed and engineered in Switzerland. The One-step BERNINA Air Threader makes threading the looper threads unbelievably easy. Our Swiss engineers have created a masterpiece. In fact, it’s actually fun. No more dreading threading! One of the biggest advantages when threading both looper threads is both hands remain free. The threads are magically moved through the machine via one simple step on the foot control. Remarkably quick and easy! The L 850 automatically sets the loopers in the correct position for the air threader – no turning the handwheel or searching for the right position. Simply press the foot control and you’re off! The BERNINA L 850 is perfect for working with a wide variety of fabrics and threads in any combination. It sews, cuts, and finishes in one easy step, so even sewing projects with the most difficult materials take shape in no time. The L 850 offers several settings for Total Stitch Control – all individually adjustable. Achieve perfect results with just a few adjustments in no time. With recommended default settings inexperienced users can immediately get started on their project. The experienced user has numerous options to personalize the settings for endless creativity. Thanks to the Micro Thread Control (mtc), the amount of overedge thread can be precisely adjusted with a turn of the mtc knob. The infinitely adjustable differential feed provides smooth handling of knitwear and particularly prevents the unwanted ruffling of fine materials. The best part? You can change all of these settings while sewing – including adjusting the cutting width and stitch length. The result is a beautiful overlock seam ideally matched to your sewing project. Threading the needles is simple thanks to the integrated needle threader and the automatic needle stop up function. One-path Threading with color coding allows you to change from an overlock seam to a rolled hem or a flatlock seam in no time without changing the threading path. The L 850 reaches a maximum sewing speed of up to 1,500 stitches per minute. The foot control allows you to control the motor providing strong, consistent stitching power and precision at any sewing speed. Not only can you sew quickly, but you can also sew stitch-by-stitch, making the flawless production of precise lines and curves a simple process. And all of this is achieved with the amazingly quiet hum of a BERNINA.

Main Features

  • 6-step presser foot pressure
  • Speed selection switch
  • Built-in needle threader
  • Slide-on extension table
  • Freearm
  • Adjustment of knife position for stitch width
  • Knife on/off
  • Micro Thread Control (mtc)
  • Cut-offs bin
  • One-step BERNINA Air Threader
  • Color-coded One-path Threading
  • Stitch length adjustment
  • Differential feed adjustment
  • BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS) – Knee lifter
  • Accessories in the threader cover
  • One-step BERNINA Air Threader

  • 5880 District Blvd STE 21
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    Phone: 661-282-8300
  • Mon - Sat: 10a - 4p
  • Sunday: *Closed
  • 1096 Calimesa Blvd. Suite B
    Calimesa, Ca. 92320
    Phone: 909-795-9090
  • Mon - Sat: 10a - 4p
    Sunday: *Closed